Posts Tagged: Scythe

PWM Fan Roundup: Twenty-Four 120 mm Case Fans Tested

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PWM fans are used for lots of things now. A PWM fan can be used as a case fan, as a heatsink fan, or as a rad fan. AIO coolers simply expand the playing field for PWM fans. So I have collected twenty-four fans here for review in our 2016 case fan roundup. Read More

Coolers for the Intel i7 Broadwell-E

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Intel is bringing out its Intel i7 Broadwell-E. What coolers and heatsinks should you use for one of these beasts? The Intel i7 is a Broadwell-E on a 14nm process, with a TDP of 140 watts. The chip will arrive with options for 10, 8 or 6 cores. Joe Shields (earthdog) has done a review of one of the Broadwell-E chips and associated motherboard. This summary will review some of the coolers you should consider for your new chip. Read More

Scythe Fuma Heatsink Review

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Scythe has released its entry into the world of tandem tower heatsinks: the Fuma. Scythe heatsinks all have Japanese names, and the Fuma is no exception: it means “wind demon” in Japanese. It is powered by two Slip Stream 120 PWM fans. Sounds promising, but unlike the seemingly unending series of 160+ mm towers, the Fuma is less than 150 mm tall. Is this heatsink a wind demon or a mere dust devil? Let’s find out! Read More

Scythe Slip Stream 120DB Fan Review

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Scythe has unleashed a round dozen of their dual ball bearing Slip Stream 120DB fans on an unsuspecting world. They look just like the old Slip Stream fans of yore, keeping the narrow fan hubs to maximize airflow. Are they worthy successors? Let’s find out. Read More

Scythe Ninja 4 Heatsink Review

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The Ninja heatsinks are beautiful, symmetrical heatsinks. The Ninja 4 is all that; you would love to have this heatsink decorating your computer from its looks alone. But will it cool? Is it easy to mount? Let’s see. Read More

Scythe Kama Panel 3.1 Review

Scythe has really been pumping out the new products. At the time of this writing, they were up to eighteen products for the year. Today we are looking at the Kama Panel 3.1. This is a clever 5.25-inch front panel that allows you to move your controls from the top of a case to the front. And it expands your computer’s versatility while it does so. Read More

Scythe Kaze Master Flat II Fan Controller Review

The name “Kaze Master” means “Wind Master.” The Scythe Kaze Master Flat II is a 5.25” bay device that you put in the front of your case. The Kaze Master Flat II allows you to monitor four temps in Centigrade or Fahrenheit and individually control the speeds of four fans. The Kaze Master Flat II shows you the speed of each fan in RPM. Is it the right controller for you? Read More

Scythe Katana 4 CPU Cooler Review

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This cooler is the fourth iteration of the Katana series, featuring a compact size and a completely redesigned heatsink and fin structure from its predecessors. The Katana 4 is aimed squarely at those looking for an inexpensive way to improve CPU temperatures over the stock cooling options. Read More

Scythe Kaze Master Flat Fan Controller Review

Almost every enthusiast’s PC has a high end graphics card and a powerful CPU. Some of the more hardcore even overclock both their CPU and GPU’s to squeeze even more performance out of their box. In trying to do that chances are you create a lot of heat which needs removed out of your case by fans. Today Scythe has given us a chance to look at their new Kaze Master Flat fan controller. Let’s see what this one brings to the table. Read More